THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of Communications
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 25, 2014
White House and USDA to Honor “Champions of Change” for Agriculture
Jona Charette (Northern Cheyenne/Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa) joined the Resource Development team in April 2015 as a Development Associate, and was promoted to Development Officer in 2018. She comes with a strong background in donor relations, prospect research, sponsorships, and donor database management. She most recently worked at the American Indian College Fund and held prior positions with the Northern Cheyenne Tribal Council and President. Jona also held the position of Northern Cheyenne Field Director for the American Tribal Histories Project at the Yellowstone Western Heritage Center. Jona earned her associate’s degree from Chief Dull Knife College (Lame Deer, MT) and bachelor’s degree from Montana State University.